Senator for Victoria

Media Releases

07 October, 2019
Funding To Boost Country Ag Shows
Show societies in north-east Victoria and across the state are encouraged to apply for the Liberal-National government’s Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants Program (AgShows) funding to upgrade, maintain, buy or build new showground infrastructure and attractions.  Nationals Se... Read more
03 October, 2019
Cheaper medicine for patients in Indi
CAPTION: Senator McKenzie discusses the PBS listings and benefits for patients with Wangaratta pharmacist, Bruce Robertson, of Robertson's Pharmacy. Cheaper medicine is on the way for patients in north-east Victoria with price reductions for common scripts and new medicines added to the Pharmaceut... Read more
02 October, 2019
New grants available for swimming programs in Indi
Community groups across north-east Victoria are encouraged to apply for new swimming grants to provide and improve opportunities for people with disabilities and from diverse backgrounds to enjoy this great Aussie pastime, Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said. Working in partnershi... Read more
26 September, 2019
A new report shows Australia’s 642,000 recreational hunters and shooters contributed $2.4 billion to Australia’s economy in 2018. Deputy Leader of The Nationals and Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie said the Department of Health&rsqu... Read more
22 August, 2019
Today the country lost a true statesman, patriot and champion of rural Australia. Tim Fischer AC was highly respected on all sides of politics. I had the honour to catch up with Tim at a Nationals’ barbeque at Milawa just over a month ago and he was his cheeky, witty self, with his clever one... Read more
14 August, 2019
Torben Soerensen, Henning Laue and GD Pork Pty Ltd have been sentenced to serious penalties for illegally importing boar semen over eight years, putting Australia’s pork industry at serious risk. Mr Soerensen received a sentence of three years... Read more
09 August, 2019
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) headquarters officially opened in Armidale today, signalling an exciting new era for rural and regional Australia. Minister for Agriculture, Senator Bridget McKenzie, and the Member for New England, Barnaby Joyce, today opened the... Read more
07 August, 2019
JOINT RELEASE: Deputy Leader of the Nationals and Minister for Agriculture, Bridget McKenzie Federal Member for Nicholls, Damian Drum The ACCC will establish a Dairy Consultative Committee to support the Liberal and Nationals Government’s ... Read more
19 July, 2019
The Landcare movement today celebrated 30 years of all sections of Australian society working together to improve the environment and create more productive farm land. Minister for Agriculture, Senator Bridget McKenzie, today marked the anniversary in Parkville with a host of people involved in L... Read more
04 July, 2019
The Morrison Government is today delivering on its election commitment to protect the privacy of Australian farmers and primary producers by introducing legislation to protect them from the unlawful actions of animal activists.The Criminal Code Amend... Read more
04 July, 2019
More farmers will be able to access vital assistance when they are going through tough times, with the Coalition Government today introducing legislation to maintain the net farm asset threshold for Farm Household Allowance (FHA) at $5 million.Minist... Read more
20 June, 2019
Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie is travelling to Europe today to build stronger ties with major trading partners and hold discussions on the EU-FTA. “This is an opportunity to champion Australian agriculture in the EU, strengthen our agricu... Read more
19 June, 2019
Nationals Senator for Victoria Bridget McKenzie today welcomed funding of $7842 to the Tallangatta Football Netball Club to encourage more North East residents to talk about organ and tissue donation and register on the Australian Organ Donor Registe... Read more
17 June, 2019
A 3D x-ray unit is now in place permanently at Melbourne Airport to protect and grow our $11 billion horticultural industries from passengers bringing pests and diseases into the country.Minister for Agriculture, Bridget McKenzie, said the new unit w... Read more
05 April, 2019
The Liberal and Nationals Government’s highly successful Mobile Black Spot Program is getting ready to expand mobile coverage to more communities in regional and remote areas with applications now open for Round 5. Minister for Regional Servic... Read more
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